guide to the new idria quicksilver mining

  • THE NEW-IDRIA SCANDAL.; THE INTERMINABLE CASE REOPENED …

    WASHINGTON, March 10.--The curious and romantic case of McGarrahan against the New-Idria Quicksilver Mining Company has, after 20 years of litigation, legislation, and …

  • CHL # 324 New Idria Mine San Benito

    Guidebook. NO. 324 NEW IDRIA MINE - Named for Idria Mine in Austria, the New Idria ranks among the most famous quicksilver mines of the world. Mission fathers, before American occupation, made assays and determined the ore to be cinnabar, mining began in the 1850s, and in 1881 between two and three hundred men were employed.

  • Guide to the Kenneth Rank-New Idria Mines Collection

    Kenneth Rank was Chief Geologist for New Idria Mining Company. He collected history and information about the mines in preparation for writing a book. The mine was said to have been discovered in 1851, with state incorporation on January 27, 1858, and federal patent applied for in 1868.

  • New Idria Quicksilver Mine part 1

     · Trip out to the New Idria Quicksilver mine in the San Benito Badlands out by Hollister.Music is Eternity & Infinity Are In These Hands by Yasuo Uragami from ...

  • Ghost of an old mining town | News | hanfordsentinel

     · The New Idria Mining Co. was the first large company on the scene. At one time, there were hundreds of miners and their families living in the area. The school was established in …

  • New Idria, California. Aerial tramway which carries ...

    Feininger, A., photographer. (1942) New Idria, California. Aerial tramway which carries cinnabar ore from mines to the New Idria Quicksilver Mining Company''s mercury extraction plant close by. California New Idria New Idria. San Benito County United States, 1942. Dec.

  • 2014.8.139

    Green truck belonged to Geologist Vic. Botts Image 7: Guadalupe engine shaft site- piping from old Guadalupe engine shaft Cornish pump that was recovered in resinking the engine shaft by New Idria Mining and Chemical Company Image 8: Guadalupe engine shaft site - Diamond core drilling rig Image 9: Guadalupe engine shaft site - Diamond core ...

  • Who actually owns New Idria now? | Page 5 | South Bay Riders

     · Ben. Apr 18, 2016. #81. Grabast said: Nothing has changed ... you might need to get a copy the following books "New Idria Quicksilver" and "Historical Guide to San Benito Mountain & Joaquin Rocks Region of Central California.". Both books are available from Amazon. These books discuss the complete history of the region.

  • Kenneth Rank-New Idria Mines Collection

    Guide to the Kenneth Rank-New Idria Mines Collection 1557-1562 5 MAP c912 S194 1875 California. San Benito County. 1867. Topographical map of the New Idria Mining Cos. property.

  • Rundown residence in the center of New Idria quicksilver m ...

     · Rundown residence in the center of New Idria quicksilver mining ghost town (newidria18xy) New Idria Ghost Town, San Benito County, California. One of the two-three dozen or so remaining buildings in town. October 13, 2007. Photo #18 of 50 of my ''New Idria ghost town'' photoset. UPDATE: New Idria is now inaccessible! As of May 2008, approximately ...

  • Ray''s books on Clear Creek, Joaquin Rocks and New Idria ...

     · Dean. Apr 15, 2017. #1. Just wanted to mention/remind everybody that Ray Iddings has a couple of neat books on the history of the Clear Creek and Joaquin Rocks area and also the New Idria Quicksilver mining industry. Great books to get if you have any interest in these topics. Historical Guide to San Benito Mountain & Joaquin Rocks Region:

  • Guide to the New Idria Mining Company Records, 1854-1867

    The New Idria Mining Company was a quicksilver mine said to be discovered in 1851. It was incorporated by the state January 27, 1858, and the federal patent was applied for in 1863. On December 14, 1905, it forfeited its California corporation status.

  • EX-10.1

    The New Idria Quicksilver Mining Company went into receivership in 1920, and in 1923 its assets were purchased by the receivers, who deeded the New Idria Mercury Mine property to an entity called New Idria Mines, Inc., which sold its interest to New Idria Quicksilver Mines, Inc. that same year.

  • NEW IDRIA CALIFORNIA

    In 1896 the New Idria Quicksilver Mining Company took over operations after purchasing the New Idria Mining Company and continued operations up until 1920 when it filed for bankruptcy. Mining operations resumed in 1923 under the new name of New Idria Quicksilver Mines, Inc. The mines were visited by President Herbert Hoover in 1936.

  • New Idria Quicksilver: History of the New Idria Mining ...

    This book is the complete history of the New Idria Quicksilver Mining District. New Idria was once a thriving community lost away on the eastern slope of Central California''s Coast Range. Measured by total production, New Idria was the world''s fourth largest quicksilver mine, and for a …

  • Guide to the New Idria Quicksilver Mining Company ...

    The New Idria Quicksilver Mine was said to have been discovered in 1851; state incorporation on January 27, 1858, federal patent applied for in 1868. California corporation status forfeited on December 14, 1905. Mine and town sold at auction in 1973.

  • New Idria Quicksilver: History of the New Idria Mining ...

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  • New Idria – Explore Real California Gold Mines!

    By the 1860s a school and post office was established to serve over 300 miners. In 1939 the New Idria Mine became a Historical Landmark as one of the most famous quicksilver mines in the world. The mine was featured in this 1955 film about mercury production. Layoffs in 1971 lead to closure of the mine in 1972 and the town was abandoned.

  • EPA Puts New Idria on the Map | 90.3 KAZU

    This and a few homes are all that''s left of the once booming mining town of New Idria. In its heyday, New Idria was the second most productive mercury mine in the nation. "The mining industry was well and booming when I first went into it. Mining was going strong, and we were producing raw material for the country," said Mark Ward. The 85 ...

  • Mercury: The mineral native Mercury information and pictures

    Mercury is rare in a native state. Although it is a naturally occurring liquid substance, it is never found in "pools". It only occurs as very small blobs on top of mercury ores such as Cinnabar.The tiny blobs are lodged in small crevices or pores, or just stick to the host mineral.

  • Some of the derelict buildings at New Idria quicksilver mi ...

     · Some of the derelict buildings at New Idria quicksilver mining ghost town - newidria21x New Idria Ghost Town, San Benito County, California. October 13, 2007. Photo #21 of 50 of my ''New Idria ghost town'' photoset. UPDATE: New Idria is now inaccessible! As of May 2008, approximately 31,000 acres of the Clear Creek Management Area, which includes ...

  • New Idria

    deposit. eckel, e. b. and myers, w. b., 1946, quicksilver deposits of the new idria district, san benito and fresno counties, calif: calif. jour.

  • [New Idria Mine, San Benito Co.] — Calisphere

    1998-0088.View of New Idria mine and town; mine operations at left; tailings below; houses and tents, center and lower right; corral and barn, center; school on hill ...

  • Mining in California

    The New Almaden Quicksilver Mine: With an Account of the Land Claims Involving the Mine and Its Role in California History. Georgetown, Calif: Talisman Press. Love, Frank. 1974. Mining Camps and Ghost Towns: A History of Mining in Arizona and California along the Lower Colorado.

  • New Idria Mine

     · Three Rocks Research was having a walking tour around the New Idria Mine on 5/13/06. I decided to take some pictures while on tour and drive over to the the Clear Creek side to see how it is. I didn''t know New Idria was that close to Clear Creek (~10miles to Oak Flat). Thanks to Ray...

  • Schneider, Phillips S.

    1997.2.1834 - Clipping, Newspaper. TITLE: Zone change required SUBTITLE: Almaden Mine Seeks Enlargement PUBLISHER: Sun Guide June 11, 1969 (CNA) - A planned triple enlargement of the reduction mill at the Almaden Mine has been disclosed by officials of the New Idria Mining Co. James Schneider, company spokesman, said that the ore reduction plant that now handles 35 tons a day …

  • A toxic river of poison: San Benito County"s New Idria ...

     · For 120 years, the mining town of New Idria in the rugged back country of southern San Benito County was a colorful California outpost, a Wild West community frequented by prospectors and ...

  • Overview of mine remediation in the Bay-Delta Ecosystem ...

     · The New Idria calcine tailings are mine boggling – huge, huge mountains of calcines." " At New Almaden, I have really good news to report to you," she continued. " I estimate that within about 5 years, we will have probably landfilled all the remaining calcines at New Almaden, so we started about 2000, and it''s almost done.

  • Archer Mine, Archer Camp, New Idria Mining District ...

    Archer Mine, Archer Camp, New Idria Mining District, Fresno Co., California, USA : A former Hg mine located in the NW¼ (NE¼ ?) sec. 2, and in the NW¼ sec. 3, T19S, R13E, MDM, 1.3 km (4,300 feet) NE of Archer Camp, and about 16 miles NW of Coalinga, near White Creek and the New ...

  • Almaden Quicksilver County Park – Explore Real California ...

     · Mining of mercury began a few years before the Gold Rush in 1845 and continued until 1976 when the County of Santa Clara began converting the are to a park for hikers and mountain bikers. Huell Howser featured the park as what he called the ''New Almaden Mine'' in episode "California''s Gold #801 – QUICKSILVER".

  • Martinez, Feliciano (F.)

    2014.8.119 - Record, Payroll. Packet of documents mailed to A. L. Bailey, ESQ. President, The Quicksilver Mining Company Room 1640 -- No. 42 Broadway New York, New York Handwritten on front of envelope is November 1906 4-cent and 6-cent postage stamps, red wax seal on reverse Contains: a.

  • New Idria Quicksilver Mining Company Collection #2

    Guide to the New Idria Quicksilver Mining Company Collection #2 1549-1553 5 "New Idria Quicksilver Mining Company, San Carlos Mine. June 1921." "New Idria Quicksilver Mining Co., San Carlos Tramway. 11 Feb. 1948."

  • Almaden Quicksilver Mining Museum

     · The New Almaden Quicksilver Mining Museum is open-year round except for Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year''s Day. There is a suggested donation of $2 per person for admission to the Quicksilver Mining Museum. W e …